Legal Protection of Balinese Traditional Law During Global Tourism Destination Development


This study seeks to examine the legal preservation of Balinese traditional law during the development of global tourism destinations. This study employs an empirical legal research method, in which the law is conceptualized as a phenomenon that can be observed in the actual world. Article 6, paragraph 1, stresses that “in the context of upholding human rights and the needs of indigenous people, these must be considered and protected by law, society, and the government”. The protection of human rights of indigenous peoples in Bali includes the rights of women and children, the prohibition of inhuman punishment regarding customary sanctions, rights to village land related to the protection of cultural identity and ulayat (customary) rights of local communities in tourism development. This is because Bali is a tourism development hub.

Keywords: Balinese, destination, tourism

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